Autistic Behaviors

Regressive Autism: The Ultimate Guide

Many mothers have shared with us the fact that their children were talkative, engaged, and energetic, and suddenly everything changed. Children became quiet, disengaged, and many times starting showing increased autistic behaviors. If you have noticed conducts like this in your child, he/she might be facing what is known as Regressive Autism. Today, we will…

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Echolalic Phrases Have a Meaning: Here Is How To Interpret Them

There is a popular belief that echolalia consists just in the vague repetition of words in autistic children. They were thought to have no real meaning. Fortunately, new research suggests that contrary to that belief, echolalic phrases have an explanation and they are meant to convey something. Today, we will share with you a few…

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Autism & Chewing: How To Handle It!

Children on the autism spectrum tend to display chewing behaviors. Whether it is clothes, toys, their hands, and even their hair, chewing seems to be a constant trade in ASD children. Today we will analyze the reasons behind this behavior as well as share with you some suitable ways to ease it! Why Does ASD…

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Temple Grandin: Tips For Autism and Quarantine

Families in the spectrum are facing a challenging time with quarantine. Changes in schedules, canceled plans, and lack of social interaction can represent an increased amount of anxiety. Thankfully, Temple Grandin, Autism advocate, shares her top 5 tips to make the most out of quarantine and ensure your child’s well been! Set A Schedule “Routine,…

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Autism & Quarantine: 5 Tips for Homeschool

With Covid-19, the whole world is under quarantine. For most parents, this represents a few changes in education and curricula. However, for parents on the spectrum, the challenge goes to a whole new level. Schedule changes, isolation, and lack of resources can bring an increased amount of tension. However, there is hope! Today, we want…

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Hypertonia and Hypotonia: Overcoming Motor Disorders in Autism

Children with autism are often challenged by motor skill problems that can affect their abilities to walk, run, play, and even write. According to a recent study, up to 83 percent of children with autism spectrum disorder were identified as below average in motor skills development.  Today we will analyze two of the main motor/muscular…

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